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May/14

Samsung Series 9 Ultrabook Running Ubuntu 14.04

Overview Like most problems with Linux based operating systems it lags behind on support of new hardware and with Ubuntu’s LTS releases being 2 years apart it can become a real hack to get support and drivers if new hardware … Continue reading

21

Apr/14

Upgrading Samsung Series 9 SSD

Overview I have been using the 128GB SanDisk SSD that came in the Samsung Series 9 NP900 X3C A02UK. The SSD is the achilles heel in an otherwise well packaged laptop. Not for the lack of space but the bottle … Continue reading

12

Aug/13

My Canon DSLR Journey Part 3 – Camera Bag

Overview One of the first items I purchased after getting a DSLR was getting a bag. Bags are essential to protect the equipment when moving around. Unless everything can come to you it is more than likely the camera will … Continue reading

22

Apr/13

Samsung 830 SSD (512GB)

Overview My Windows system stopped booting up for some odd reason but luckily it only affect my OS drive. As I had to reinstall Windows I thought now would be a good time to get an SSD to save cloning … Continue reading

4

Feb/13

Performance Between Hard Drives

I was amazed by some very basic tests how 2 hard drives (Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB) of the same model can have such a difference in performance. The two drives I had were purchased at difference times but it … Continue reading

28

Jan/13

Removing Samsung Series 9 Recovery Partition

There is potentially 24GB that can be freed for normal use. The recovery partition is protected so it cannot be deleted through Windows Disk Management. Before continuing make sure a disk backup is taken. It is advised to clone it … Continue reading

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Dec/12

Install Clockwork Recovery Mod On Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9

The second step to installing ROMs on the Galaxy Tab is to flash a new recovery firmware. Clockwork Recovery Mod (CWM) is a far more capable firmware than the stock one. Below is a video how to: In summary: Download … Continue reading

3

Dec/12

Root Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 GT-P7300

The first step to installing ROMs on the Galaxy Tab is to root it so that system files can be changed. Below is a video how to: In summary: To do this visit Galaxy Tab 8.9 Root on XDA and … Continue reading